Carbon Trust cashflow model template for heat network investments - freely available for internal use to all UK public sector bodies.
Our heat network cashflow model has been constructed in accordance with the principles of the CIBSE Heat Networks Code of Practice and matches the scope of the Heat Mapping and Masterplanning stages and Part 1 of the Detailed Feasibility stages set out by the Heat Networks Delivery Unit.
We are making this model available to all public sector bodies in order to:
We suggest that the model is used to quality assure and test existing cashflow estimates and to help inform decisions on the optimal ownership and investment structures.
The model is constructed with flexibility to model different assumptions around demand, choice of governance/ownership, tariff setting and costs, among others, and sufficient detail for financial investors to understand the bankability of the project.
See screengrabs of the model below.